Flashcards in Ems Ops Bulletin 5 Deck (64)
The controlled medication program establishes methods for managing medications that are classified by the ____ as controlled medications on schedules __,___,___.
II, III, and IV
Instead of the phrase, "controlled substance", DC fire will substitute the phrase ___
Controlled Medications are covered by the _____?
Controlled Substances Act.
Unique number created by DCFEMS for each individual dose of controlled medication.
Controlled medications use and restock log
Shall be updated anytime numbered break away seal on a medication box is opened, replaced, exchanged, etc. Used for pt use, preparation but not used on a pt, breakage.
Controlled medication Tracking Card
card utilized for tracking the transfer, use, and reverse distribution of controlled medications on field units
Controlled meds station safe inventory verification form
form used by EMS supervisors to track and document inventories in the station safe
Patient Care controlled medication inventory tracking form
used to document the inventory, changes in numbered break away seals, transfer of custody of controlled meds between personnel at relief of duty. Creates the audit trail!
Controlled Medication Program Officer
Who has a copy of the barrel key?
If a key is misplaced, is must be located within what time frame?
within 2 hours or change of shift
When changing over apparatus, does the key go with the officer or stay with the apparatus?
Stay with the apparatus.
If a medic unit is downgraded to a BLS unit, does the key get transferred to the officer or stay with the unit and passed along at shift change?
Passed along and accounted for at shift change
What purpose does swiping a key fob serve even if it will NOT open a station safe?
Serves as a witness to the safe being opened.
Who signs the controlled medication station safe inventory form?
just an officer, just an ems supervisor, officer and ems supervisor, Ems supervisor and medic?
C and D
The transfer of custody of medications and barrel key should be done: at 0700, verbally between officer and ems supervisor, or face to face?
Face to face
Transfer of custody is acceptable and inventory documentation requires: signatures from two parties, the off-going medic, the oncoming officer, or on-coming EMS supervisor
signatures from both parties
01 denotes what drug, concentration?
Morphine - 10mg in 1 mL
02 denotes what drug, concentration?
Midazolam - 10mg in 10 mL
03 denotes what drug, concentration?
Midazolam - 10mg in 2 mL
05 denotes what drug, concentration?
Fentanyl Citrate - 100mcg in 2 mL
example of CMID numbering sequence
the third and fourth number indicate what?
the year the drug was introduced into the system
The final four digits indicate what?
the inventory control numbers for that medication and dose.
Can CM boxes be carried in the ALS bag routinely?
Can carpujet, 3cc syringe, MAD devices be carried in the CM box?
What happens if the apparatus is not capable of providing sufficient power to supply the security system?
It will completely disable the safe.
If a BLS unit is requested by law enforcement or security officials to open the safe for screening, are they required to do so? If so, how?
yes, contact nearest battalion supervisor to assist.
Can unused waste product of CM be used on a second pt?